Planning & Zoning Dept.

Scott McPherson, AICP
Planning/Zoning Director
319 N. Lake Street * Boyne City, MI 49712
Phone: 231.582.0343   Fax: 231.582.6506
Patrick Kilkenny, MPA
Assistant Planning/Zoning Director

319 N. Lake Street * Boyne City, MI 49712
Phone: 231.582.0337  Fax: 231.582.6506
Pat Haver
Planning Assistant/Office Clerk
319 N. Lake Street * Boyne City, MI 49712
Phone: 231.582.0338  Fax: 231.582.6506

Mission Statement

To provide professional advice and technical expertise to elected officials, appointed boards and commissions, city departments and citizens, to assist in understanding and addressing key community development issues and priorities. To focus on a long term commitment to, environmental integrity, economic vitality, social well being and development design quality through the highest quality master plans, plan implementation and development review.  To Encourage:

  • Planning principles that promote rational, economical and environmentally efficient use of land, to allow Boyne City to grow in a manner consistent with the goals of the community;
  • Protection of the natural environment and the Boyne City’s critical and unique natural resources;
  • The utmost quality development and uses of the land through the application of conscientious regulations;
  • Identification and protection of land to maintain open space and the natural beauty of the Boyne City’s hillsides, trails, wetlands, woodlands and scenic vistas;
  • Both economic growth and the enhancement of Boyne City’s quality of life;
  • Safe, efficient and varied modes of transportation; and
  • Promotion of suitable high quality housing for all of Boyne City’s residents.
  • To reflect the highest ethical and professional standards, and with enduring respect for our customers and the public trust